Christians in Chak 39/3-R, a village in Okara District, have been bestowed with land for a separate graveyard after a long and hard try. Government has allotted about 282 Marlas (14 Kanals and 2 Marlas) for this purpose. The Christians of this area have welcomed this allocation with great delight as they had been demanding for land for a graveyard since a long time.
In this regard a local Christian namely Maskeen Maish son of Sardar Masih has played a pivotal part in the struggle for the graveyard land. Maskeen Masih who is resident of 39/3 Village has been instrumental as a leader of the local Christians.
The Christian villagers also participated in this uphill task, and stood by side of Maskeen Masih. Maskeen Masih has expressed great delight over the allocation of land for a graveyard for Christians and has extended gratitude to local Christians. He has also thanked the government for considering and meeting his demands, by facilitating the Christian community in the form of a separate graveyard.